Network18’s Vishal Srivastava quits

MUMBAI: Network 18 is seeing major reshuffling with several elevations, appointments and resignations across its portfolio of channels. Adding to the list is CNBC TV18 executive VP and Head global business Vishal Srivastava who has stepped down from his position. In his past role, Srivastava used to head the government and international sales for all the channels under the network.  

A source close to the development told that Network 18 does not have a replacement for Srivastava as of yet. He has been associated with the company for more than 13 years.

The company recently saw CNBC Awaaz and CNBC Bajar editor in chief Sanjay Pugalia stepping down. Pugalia had joined TV18 as editor for its Hindi language programming initiatives in March 2004. In an internal mail that was circulated, Alok Joshi has been elevated as the managing editor of CNBC Awaaz and CNBC Bajar while Dharmendra Singh has been elevated to deputy managing editor.

In the past, Network18 had appointed Joy Chakraborthy as president of revenue at TV18 in April 2016. Chakraborthy looks after the revenue across all entities within TV18. The many sales heads under the TV18 group except for Viacom18 report to him.

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